You’ve already researched what CBD oil for pets is and the potential benefits it can have on your pet’s wellbeing. But you probably still have a few more questions?
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about CBD oil for pets:
1. How much CBD should I give my pet?
The answer to this question depends on the size of your dog or kitten and their individual needs. The standard dose is 0.5/1 mg per kg of body weight. It is best to consult a vet before starting CBD.
2. When should my pet take CBD?
It is recommended to start with small doses of CBD and increase the dose as needed. If possible, take the dose at about the same time each day for best results. It is best to divide the intake into 2 times a day – morning and evening.
3. Is CBD safe for my dog or cat?
Yes, when used responsibly and according to the directions on the label, CBD oil is quite safe and non-toxic. This has been confirmed by numerous studies.
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4. Can I give my pet CBD prophylactically to prevent disease?
The primary purpose of CBD is to alleviate the symptoms of pre-existing conditions or diseases, not to act as a preventative measure. Although there is some speculation that CBD may play a role in maintaining the overall health and well-being of pets, more research is needed to draw definitive conclusions. For this reason, it is best to consult your vet if you are seeking preventative treatment.
5. Is CBD oil different for dogs and cats?
In short, no. But both cats and dogs metabolise and respond to cannabinoids differently, so it’s important to use the right product for each pet. In other words, the weight of the pet and the CBD dose should be the guiding factors. Most reputable manufacturers do not separate CBD oil for cats and CBD oil for dogs.
6. Are there any side effects from giving CBD Oil?
In general, no serious side effects have been reported from the use of CBD in pets. The most common side effects are drowsiness, dry mouth and decreased blood pressure.
If you notice any significant changes in your pet’s behaviour, stop administering CBD and consult your veterinarian immediately.
7. How does CBD interact with other medications?
CBD is known to interact with some medications, so it is important to consult your vet before adding CBD to your pet’s regimen. It’s also important to remember that if his medications are changed, it’s best to adjust the dosage accordingly.
8. How long does it take for the effects of CBD to take effect?
The effects of CBD can vary individually, but it is usually recommended to start with a small dose and gradually increase until the desired results are achieved. In general, it can take 30 minutes to 1 hour for your pet to experience the effects of CBD. Also, with proper dosage application, you should start to see results and improvements within 10 days.
9. Does CBD have any psychoactive properties?
No, there are no psychoactive substances present in CBD oil. There is no THC in any of Cannadoca’s products.
10. Does CBD need to be refrigerated?
No, CBD oil should not be refrigerated. However, it is recommended that you store it in a cool, dark place away from direct sunlight to preserve its quality and potency for longer.
11. What is CBD oil and how does it work?
CBD is a natural compound derived from hemp that has become very popular for its potential therapeutic benefits. It works by interacting with the endocannabinoid system in the body.
12. Can CBD oil help with anxiety in pets?
CBD oil has been found to be effective in reducing anxiety symptoms in pets. It works by interacting with the endocannabinoid system, which regulates mood and anxiety, and can help reduce nervousness, tension and stress.
13. Can CBD oil help manage pain in pets?
14. Can CBD oil help with pet cancer?
Research into the effects of CBD oil on pets with cancer is still in its early stages and more studies are needed to fully understand its potential benefits and risks. However, some studies suggest that CBD oil may have anti-tumor effects and may be helpful in treating cancer in pets.